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Soil-less agriculture to be major technology in agri trade fair

Display of ‘Aeroponics’ soil-less agriculture, will be the major technology to be displayed at the 15th Edition of the four day agricultural trade fair, ‘Agri Intex 2015′, which will begin in Coimbatore from July 17. With a vision of transform Indian agriculture, the fair will create awareness among farmers about …

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170715 Virginia
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Virginia examines the future of agriculture

Source: greenindustrypros.com The statewide association tasked with keeping Virginia green and growing is holding its annual Field Day event at Shade Tree Farms in Upperville on August 20. The Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association Field Day gathers hundreds of Virginia certified horticulturalists, VNLA members, industry leaders, and horticultural experts to discuss, …

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Australia’s agriculture industry heads for bright future in China

Source: Weekly Times China’s slowing economy may not be good news for Australia’s mining industry, but agriculture commodities still have a bright future in China. That’s according to NAB senior Asia economist Gerard Burg, who said Chinese economic growth would continue to fall but changing Chinese diets would boost food demand. China’s …

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Sustainable agriculture efforts come to South Africa through SAB

Source: African Business Review Sustainability and conservation is an important topic around the world, and one affecting practically every sector of industry. Whether a business’s goal is garnering goodwill by going green, or simply saving some green by reducing energy and resource costs through conservation, efficient best practices are on …

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Study explores sustainable crop production in Namibia

Source: allafrica.com Ensuring sustainability from ‘farm to fork’ is a measure that enhances food security as it enables the provision of nutritious foods produced without degrading the environment. The issue of sustainability is paramount as the world grapples and tries to balance between producing enough food for everyone, and same …

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150715 Hoticulture
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NGO donates tools to Singida horticulture farmers

The local-based international non-governmental organization (NGO), Helvetas Tanzania, has donated horticulture working tools worth over 91m/- to empower lead farmers in Singida Region where EUKUWAKI project is being implemented in the three districts of Mkalama, Iramba and Singida Rural. Speaking during the handover, Singida District Commissioner (DC), Said Amanzi, reiterated …

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Russia intends to encourage Chilean investments in aquaculture

Cooperation in the aquaculture field and investment possibilities by the Chilean production sector in Russia were among the issues discussed during a visit to that country by a delegation of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA). At a meeting held with officials of the Federal Fisheries Agency of Russia …

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Researchers develop aquaculture virtual reality tour

Source: phys.org Picture credit: Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland With the help of new 3-D technology, you can go underwater and swim with farmed salmon. Or fly down a ski jump. Or study how brain cells work. This technology originally came out of the gaming world, but is rapidly being developed into an important …

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Sustainable agriculture implemented in Brazil ahead of Olympics

The Dow Chemical Company, together with the Olympic Games and Official Carbon Partner of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee has announced that Dow AgroSciences Brazil is working with Brazilian farmers from the state of Mato Grosso to implement more sustainable agricultural practices that will generate climate benefits for the mitigation of …

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CropX drives agriculture efficiency through technology

One thing Israel is widely respected for is the advances it has made with regards horticulture in general, and irrigation in particular. There are numerous examples throughout the country where land that was either malarial swamp or desert has been transformed to be a productive resource. Much of this change …

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